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14 November 2005 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Communications network impacts intelligence AFPN 14 Nov 2005 -- . The troops on the ground are happy to have the Air Force overhead. And the Airmen assigned to the 497th Intelligence Group here are pleased to be able to help.
  • U.S., Indian controllers on scope AFPN 14 Nov 2005 -- Looking at the radar, the four F-16 Fighting Falcons were clearly outnumbered as 12 opposition aircraft closed in to fire their weapons.
  • Wargames are serious business AFPN 14 Nov 2005 -- When it comes to weapons selection, squadron Airmen have all the airframes in the Air Force, Navy, Army and Marine Corps inventory at their disposal.
  • Logistics center keeps Stratotanker 'booming' AFPN 14 Nov 2005 -- The aerial refueling capability of the KC-135 Stratotanker is an essential component of the Air Force's worldwide mission.
  • Senate Delays on Nominations Present Challenges to DoD AFPS 14 Nov 2005 -- The Defense Department's top spokesman expressed frustration last week over a slow Senate confirmation process that he said is causing challenges within the department.
  • Loose blogs may blow up BCTs Army News 14 Nov 2005 -- This is not your father's war, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker tells troops in a videotaped message emphasizing proper Operations Security procedures and responsible use of the Internet.
  • Forward Deployed ARG Arrives in Hong Kong Navy NewsStand 14 Nov 2005 -- Ships from the forward-deployed Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) arrived in Hong Kong for a scheduled port visit Nov. 13.

  • NATO Continues To Expand Earthquake Relief Effort in Pakistan Washington File 14 Nov 2005 -- Racing to beat the approach of winter, NATO teams are using helicopters, wheeled vehicles and foot patrols to scour Pakistan's earthquake-devastated mountains to find and treat hundreds of injured and sick each day, alliance officials say.

  • State Department Briefing, November 14 Washington File 14 Nov 2005 -- China, Uzbekistan, Tunisia, Iraq, Liberia, Syria, Middle East, Mexico/Venezuela

Defense Industry

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News Reports

  • Russia and Uzbekistan Sign Alliance Agreement VOA 14 Nov 2005 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin strengthened ties with the leader of Uzbekistan in Moscow on Monday just as a controversial trial was ending back in the Central Asian state

  • EU Imposes Visa Ban, Arms Embargo On Uzbekistan RFE/RL 14 Nov 2005 -- European Union governments today banned arms sales to Uzbekistan, and imposed a one-year visa ban on 12 top Uzbek officials.
  • Uzbekistan: Andijon Defendants Sentenced After Being Convicted RFE/RL 14 Nov 2005 -- Uzbekistan's Supreme Court has passed the verdict in the trial of 15 alleged Islamic extremists accused of leading last May's bloody uprising in the eastern city of Andijon
  • Uzbekistan: Andijon Defendants Found Guilty Of Terrorism, To Be Sentenced RFE/RL 14 Nov 2005 -- Uzbekistan's Supreme Court has begun reading its verdict in the trial of 15 alleged Islamic extremists accused of leading last May's bloody uprising in the eastern city of Andijon

  • EGYPT: European Parliament reports violations in parliamentary race IRIN 14 Nov 2005 -- Several violations were observed during the first phase of Egypt’s parliamentary elections, the vice president of the European Union Parliament, Edward McMillan-Scott, said.
  • Orbital Receives Contract For MEASAT-1R Commercial Communications Satellite Orbital Sciences Corp. 14 Nov 2005 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) announced today that MEASAT Satellite Systems (MSE: MEASAT) of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has signed a contract to purchase one geosynchronous (GEO) communications satellite from the company. The satellite, which will be based on Orbital’s industry-leading STARTM satellite platform, will be called MEASAT-1R and will be launched into a Malaysian orbital slot at 91.5 degrees East Longitude over Southeast Asia. The launch of the new spacecraft is scheduled for September 2007.

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